Stars and Stripes stripes.com 04 Jan, 2021 19:30 am

COVID vaccination starts at more bases in Europe, but not everyone wants the jab

COVID vaccination starts at more bases in Europe, but not everyone wants the jab
Airmen in Germany were given their first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Monday, just over two weeks after it received emergency use authorization from the Food and Drug Administration.

COVID vaccination starts at more bases in Europe, but not everyone wants the jab Airman Nicholas Stephens screens airmen selected to get the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, on Monday, Jan.-made Moderna vaccine was developed in months rather than years and was granted emergency use authorization, not full FDA approval.Regulators, vaccine developers and the military moved extremely quickly to get the Moderna vaccine “from emergency use authorization to putting needles into arms,” said Gino Mattorano, spokesman for Regional Health Command Europe.The Moderna vaccine was granted EUA on Dec.

Clinical trials have found the Moderna vaccine to be more than 94% effective at preventing the illness caused by the coronavirus after two doses, given about 28 days apart, according to a report published last month in the New England Journal of Medicine.Forces Police Squadron, receives a first dose of the Moderna vaccine against COVID-19 on Monday, Jan.

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